This is the most outlandish unsolicited E-mail I ever got.
Dear Prospective Student,
I am writing to remind you that the deadline to apply for the Chicago-Kent Honors Scholars Program is this Monday, January 25, 2010. Based on a preliminary review of your credentials, as provided by LSAC, you could be a strong candidate for the program and I hope that you will consider applying.
At Chicago-Kent, we take pride in the unique talents and interests of our students. We take your professional education personally, providing academic programs and support to assist you in reaching your personal career goals. Our innovative mix of rigorous theoretical courses with skills training prepares students for the intellectual and pragmatic challenges of the practice of law.
Through the Honors Scholars Program, Chicago-Kent attracts extraordinarily talented and motivated students with the potential to influence the profession’s direction. Chicago-Kent Honors Scholars receive annual awards of full tuition plus a $10,000 per year living expense stipend for a total award of more than $130,000 over a three-year period. In addition, Honors Scholars benefit from close collaboration with the dean and faculty throughout the three years of law school. Chicago-Kent Honors Scholars graduate with incomparable experience and influential contacts in the legal world—crucial capital for students seeking to influence the shape and substance of the law.
For additional information about the program and the application process, please visit our Web site. The application deadline is Monday, January 25, 2010. There is no application fee. Finalists for the Honors Scholars Program – selected on the basis of academic performance, leadership qualities, and co-curricular activities – will be invited to attend an interview weekend at the law school from Friday, March 5, through Sunday, March 7, 2010. Chicago-Kent will provide transportation to Chicago as well as downtown accommodations.
To learn more about life at Chicago-Kent, please visit our Web site at http://www.kentlaw.edu/jd
. You may also visit the Honors Scholars Program Web site at http://www.kentlaw.edu/honorsscholars
to learn more about current Honors Scholars and alumni. If you have any questions, please call the Office of Admissions at (312) 906-5020 or contact us by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
I look forward to hearing from you soon.
Assistant Dean for Admissions
Chicago-Kent College of Law
Illinois Institute of Technology